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Cold War Fears at Home. Reading: Anti-Communism in the 1950s by Wendy Wall. What was red-baiting? What professions or occupations were particularly targeted by anti-communists?. In groups of 4-5 you will consult textbooks as well as the reading to

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Cold war fears at home

Cold War Fears at Home


Reading anti communism in the 1950s by wendy wall

Reading: Anti-Communism in the 1950s by Wendy Wall

  • What was red-baiting?

  • What professions or occupations were particularly targeted by anti-communists?

In groups of 4-5 you will consult textbooks as well as the reading to

Answer questions about the anti-communist hysteria of the 1940s and ‘50s.


Why did huac investigate hollywood in particular

Why did HUAC investigate Hollywood in particular?

Terms:

Blacklist

Hollywood Ten

Nixon

Elia Kazan

Green Book: Pp. 619-620

America’s Hist: pg. 800


How did truman s loyalty program and the mccarran act challenge basic american values

How did Truman’s loyalty program and the McCarran Act challenge basic American values?

Terms: McCarran Act, left-wing,

Anti-subversion

Green Book: Pp. 620-621

America’s History: Pg. 800


How did mccarthyism create divisions in america

How did McCarthyism create divisions in America?

Terms: Joseph McCarthy,

Red-baiting, subpoena

Green Book: Pp. 623-624

America’s History: Pp. 800-801


In what ways was spy hunting controversial

In what ways was “spy hunting” controversial?

Terms: CIA,

Counter-espionage,

Venona Project, Rosenbergs, Hiss

Green Book: Pp. 621-622

America’s History: Pp. 800-801


How did anti communism affect average americans

How did anti-communism affect average Americans?

Terms: Alger Hiss,

Loyalty oaths

Green Book: Pg. 624


Was the hysteria legitimate

What questions would you need to have answered to make this judgment?

Was the hysteria legitimate?


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